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Consequences of a successful French invasion. No. 1 Plate 1st.: We come to recover your long lost liberties
Satire on the fear of French invasion, 1794-1805. (British political cartoon); Set in the House of Commons, this print imagines the government MPs taken prisoner and the Speaker of the House shackled by French officers, who are assisted by members of the Whig opposition, in the guise of French soldiers, and by the Whig leaders Fox and Sheridan, portrayed as a blacksmith and a cobbler.
1 March 1798
|Dimensions||324 x 366 mm|
|Place of creation||London (England)|
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